ASUS P6X58D Premium Motherboard Review :: Bundle

03-02-2010 · Category: Motherboards

By Benjamin Sun
  • ASUS P6X58D Premium motherboard
  • 4 Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s cables
  • 2 Serial ATA 6Gb/s cables
  • ASUS Q-Shield
  • 2 in 1 Q-connector
  • Optional fan for water-cooling or passive cooling only
  • ASUS 3-Way SLI bridge connector
  • ASUS SLI Bridge connector
  • 2-port USB 2.0/ESATA module
  • Driver DVD
  • Nortonís Internet Security 2010

ASUS P6X58D Premium Motherboard Review Box and Bundle

Box and Bundle

ASUS P6X58D Premium Motherboard Review Box flap open

Box flap open

ASUS P6X58D Premium Motherboard Review Box back

Box back

ASUS P6X58D Premium Motherboard Review Box open

Box open


ASUS uses their standard Purple box that they use for their Intel based motherboards. They use Green boxes for their AMD motherboards. The name of the board is prominently displayed in the upper left center of the front of the box. A list of the main features is on the far right of the front. ASUS has the CPU support listed on the top right corner of the box.

ASUS P6X58D Premium Motherboard Review Motherboard inside box

Motherboard inside box

ASUS P6X58D Premium Motherboard Review Bundle

Bundle

The rear of the box has descriptions of the two new features of this board including True USB 3.0 and True SATA 6Gb/s support. A list of the primary features of the board is on the right hand corner of the rear of the box. A list of the other features including descriptions is on the front cover flap of the box. Opening the box we find that ASUS has put the motherboard in a cardboard tray with a plastic overlay. Below this tray is a separate cardboard box with the accessories, manuals and driver DVD.

ASUS has really gone above and beyond with their bundled hardware with the P6X58D Premium motherboard. The bundle includes four SATA 3.0Gb/s cables and two SATA 6Gb/s cables for using the two SATA 6Gb/s ports on the board. They also include a fan to cool the chipset when water-cooling is used the Q-Connector kit to attach the FP I/O in one motion, an SLI bridge, a 3-way SLI bridge and an external SATA/USB 2.0 bracket. ASUS includes a comprehensive manual to help you get started with your new motherboard, Nortonís Internet Security and the back I/O plate to complete the bundle.